The Cottage — Coffee Shop & BnB

Written on May 6th, 2019 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopPetrolia

In Petrolia visit The Cottage ~ Something to Eat & A Place to Stay The Victoria Playhouse in Petrolia is attracting theatre-goers from across the province with their popular line-up of musical revues and comedies.  The top-quality entertainment is worth the trip to Petrolia and while you’re there, you’ll be looking for something to eat […]

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New to Grand Bend’s Main Street Gallery

Written on September 17th, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand BendMary's Musings

Water Colours Added to the Mix of Oil and Acrylic Paintings Exciting changes are taking place at the Art Gallery on Main Street in Grand Bend. Located in the “Sunroom” at 14 Main Street, the Gallery has been the home of Victor Alderson’s art for the past two years.  Now another artist, Mark McLean, has […]

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Become a Local for the Day

Written on August 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand BendMary's Musings

Something new to do next time you visit Grand Bend – Tour the Shore  Discover the attractions of Lambton and Huron Counties during your time in Grand Bend!   Choose from a variety of tours featuring local wineries and breweries.  Tour the Shore with Smackwater Jacks and discover all the local hidden culinary destinations that […]

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The Sandbar Grill

Written on August 1st, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Get Marooned at The Sandbar Grill! The Sandbar Grill offers two options for outdoor living!  Sit on the sidewalk, enjoy a delicious Strawberry Daiquiri, and watch Grand Bend go by.  Or sit outdoors on their patio, behind the restaurant on the old roller rink.   The outside patio is covered in sand, with kids’ beach […]

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Pizza Delight – Grand Bend

Written on July 19th, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

I have a new personal favourite at Pizza Delight — The Cheeseburger Pizza! Ground beef & pork, onions and a blend of cheeses, all drizzled with a creamy burger sauce and topped with sliced tomatoes and pickles.  Yes, pickles.  It might sound strange on a pizza, but it is absolutely delicious.   Pizza Delight is […]

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Denny’s Drive-In

Written on June 17th, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Your car becomes a time travel machine, when you take it to Denny’s Drive-In at 86 Ontario St. S., (Highway 21) in Grand Bend.  Pull into the parking lot and suddenly you’re at a 1950’s drive-in restaurant, complete with fries, hot dogs and milkshakes. Owner Val Boland has re-created the good old days at her […]

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Here’s a New Idea for a Weekend Getaway!

Written on August 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, Shop

Prepare For An Experience…. A unique and exciting experience is coming to Southwestern Ontario:  THE RUSE At The Walper Hotel. NorthCore Productions, in conjunction with the newly renovated Walper Hotel at 20 Queen Street South in Kitchener, will bring an intimate evening of magic and mentalism to the historic venue, inviting audience members to free […]

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Oakwood – You Really Can Eat, Stay & Play

Written on June 25th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Oakwood Resort is the Grand Lady of Dining, Accommodations and Golf in Grand Bend.  If you’re eating out before heading to Huron Country Playhouse, you have two choices at Oakwood.  For fine dining in a comfortable, rustic setting, visit The Oak Dining Room.  The original log structure creates a warm atmosphere, where you can quietly […]

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This Weekend in Grand Bend

Written on May 12th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

There is so much going on May 14 & 15 – Art Tour, Sidewalk Sales, Blues Concert, Free Store & Good Eats! In the interest of full disclosure, I will say that once again, I am shamelessly promoting the new location of my husband’s Gallery/Studio.  Victor Alderson’s Art & Photo Gallery moved to 14 Main […]

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Streets Eatery & Pub – Petrolia

Written on May 5th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, Shop

If you’re heading to Petrolia’s Victoria Playhouse for a matinee, enjoy lunch first at Streets Eatery, 4124 Petrolia Line.  Or come for dinner after the matinee or before the evening performance, they will ensure you enjoy your day out.  I found the service friendly and fast, and the servers very accommodating. Streets Eatery offers a […]

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